Certificate Program and Professional Diploma in Astrology

Intensive courses to develop your professional-level skills

Every term includes both electives (some of which may only be offered once per year) and regularly scheduled courses on the Fundamentals of Natal Astrology. You can sign up to audit any of these courses (you will not have homework!), or take them for-credit toward a certificate or the diploma.
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10-week courses begin at the start of each term.
5-week courses (those ending with an "A" or "B") have different starting dates. 

To ensure your learning, students have direct instructor interaction and feedback. In addition, students have

  • Access to the student resource center
  • Access to the Marion D. March Online Library
  • Links every week to written articles, videos and/or presentations to deepen your understanding
  • Links to additional optional materials that aren't required for the course, but are wonderful supplements to it
  • Discussion forums where students work with the material for the week answering a question and responding to each other's answers
  • Assignments, which may include quizzes that immediately allow you to check your own understanding and written assignments for instructor feedback
  • Access to the course site for an additional 3 months after the course is complete 
  • Students in the Fundamental series also have an optional "lab" - a one-hour online session devoted to interpreting charts. 
  • CS151A Dignities and Debilities +

    CS151A Dignities and Debilities

    Are planets better behaved in some signs than others? In an opposition, what planet is most likely to win the tug of war? Are mutual receptions always nice? The key to answering these questions and many more is understanding dignities and debilities.

    Instructor: Charles Obert
    5-week intensive course begins February 15th, 2020 
    TIME: Saturdays from 1PM-3PM Pacific Time

    The traditional astrology

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  • CS153A The Cycle of the Year: Traditional Predictive Astrology +

    CS153A The Cycle of the Year: Traditional Predictive Astrology

    Traditional astrology offers a particularly effective system of forecasting that combines techniques to help you prepare for the future and understand the past.

    Instructor: Charlie Obert
    5-WEEK COURSE begins May 2, 2020 (Early bird pricing through March 15 ​)
    TIME: 1:00-3:00 pm Pacific

    This system is known as the Cycle or Turning of the Year. Instead of just using a Solar Return,

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  • CS205A Beginning Horary Astrology +

    CS205A Beginning Horary Astrology

    Horary astrology is an almost magical method for answering questions, using only a chart cast for the time and place of the query.

    Instructor: Nina Gryphon
    5-week course

    STARTS: May 16, 2020
    TIME: 9:00 - 11:00 AM Pacific Time / 12:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern

    This five-week class teaches the fundamentals of this practical yet nuanced art for obtaining guidance wherever we encounter

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  • E536A Ancient Predictive Techniques and Applications +

    E536A Ancient Predictive Techniques and Applications

    Predicting the future is an intuitive need in human nature. The ability of astrologers to make predictions is one of the main reasons why astrology has stood the test of time. The skilled make more accurate predictions, and it is this skill that can lead to higher wisdom.

    Instructor: Öner Döşer
    Self-directed course (4 months to complete)

    Predictive techniques like
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  • E550A Vocational Astrology +

    E550A Vocational Astrology

    At the end of this course, you will be able to assess a chart for clients in a way that helps them to succeed in the fulfillment of their life’s purpose.

    5-week course
    Instructor: Dr. Will Morris
    COURSE BEGINS February 2, 2020

    Vocational astrology is the assessment and advisement of the potential work-related and purpose fulfilling features of life. In

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  • E610A Adventures in Esoteric Astrology +

    E610A Adventures in Esoteric Astrology

    Have you ever asked, "What is my soul's purpose this lifetime?" Have you wondered if there is not only a deeper meaning to life but a way in which it all fits together into holistic one-ness? 

    Instructor: Michael Bartlett 
    5-week course begins on February 15, 2020 
    Required readings provided in the course

    Astrologers have worked with these questions since ancient

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  • The Fundamentals Bridge Course ($215) +

    The Fundamentals Bridge Course ($215)

    If you already know some astrology, this intensive workshop is designed to help develop the tools you need to create your own insightful interpretation without reaching for someone else's opinion. 

    Presenter: Enid Newberg
    5-week workshop
    Begins January 25, 2020 
    TIME: 11:30 - 1:30 PM PST / 2:30 - 4:30 PM EST

    If you've studied astrology but still can't figure out how to put

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  • V100A Indian Astrology Crash Course +

    V100A Indian Astrology Crash Course

    In this innovative course, you will learn to do more with less as we focus on the essential features of Indian Astrology that will allow you, the motivated student, to begin reading charts in only 5 weeks.

    Instructor: Kenneth Miller
    5-week course
    Required materials available on the course site
    BEGINS: February 1, 2020
    Live Meeting Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM PST

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  • WR202A Working with Parents and Children +

    WR202A Working with Parents and Children

    Astrologers often treat a child's chart like an adult's, but there are definite differences you need to consider. 

    INSTRUCTOR: Cornelia Hansen
    5-WEEK COURSE BEGINS Tuesday February 11th, 2020
    TIME: 5:00 - 7:00 pm PST

    This is a wonderful chance to learn from one of the rare astrological experts in this field!  Based on a lifetime of work in the fields of

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Jillian Clemmons, a graduate from the Kepler Certificate Program in the fall of 2017, posted this video on her website describing her experience at Kepler and how she feels about getting formal astrological education. She also has an article on her experiences setting up her astrological business.